What’s on for Tuesday February 26, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.


SOUTHAMPTON: TheJoiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street (SO14 1NS). 7pm. Fresh Meat Festival. Featuring Nomura and special guests. Admission £1 (14 plus). (023) 8022 5612.


FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Syd Lawrence Orchestra in concert. Musical fireworks. Admission £17.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.


LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 892570.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).


HAVANT: Staunton, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park. 10am-4pm. Butterfly House. Watch the butterflies take part in courtship flights and feed from plant nectar and fruit. (023) 9245 3405.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Beetle Drive. Organised by Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association. All welcome to come along and have fun. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1547.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.


COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Gwenda Stephens. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.


FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Amour – Love (12A); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Michael Haneke. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert and Alexandre Tharaud. Admission £6, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). The Thomas Vintenberg. Starring: Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Bo Larsen. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.


PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. Playing a mix of rock, pop, jazz and soul in style. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Bare Your Scars. Plus special guests: Upon The Shore; Kill ’Em Dead Cowboy and Gone By Tomorrow. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.


GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong. Adapted by Rachel Wagstaff. Directed by Alastair Whatley. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. The Sleeping Beauty. Presented by English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.


PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. Why is the Sky Dark at Night? An illustrated talk by Tim Allen, organised by the Science and Technology group of the Petersfield U3A. Admission £2.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.